He was brought here to play well in the defensive zone.
With one game in the book, the one minor victory the Flyers can take away from Saturday’s disgusting 6-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, is that newly acquired defensive defenseman, Nicklas Grossman lived up to his reputation.
Like every other fan, I'll throw out a crazy trade possibility or nine this time of year. As hockey fans, it's typical to lose rationality in the month leading up to deadline day, an unofficial holiday in my book.
As Red Wings fans, this tendency is even stronger due to past deadline deals that brought Hall of Famers such as Chelios to Hockeytown. The salary cap era has stifled Ken Holland's freewheeling deals but with the Wings sitting atop the standings with over $5 million in cap space, many think a big splash is coming.
I think the Wings are going to make a lot of noise... in the summer, especially if Lidstrom and Holmstrom retire an...